1ST GRADUATION CEREMONY SPEECH BY: DR. P.K. MUNGA, E.G.H C.B.S CHANCELLOr:
I Wish to join the Chair of Governing Council and the Vice Chancellor in welcoming you all to this Commencement ceremony of pioneer International University graduation and awards ceremony. Allow me from the outset to pass my congratulations to all the graduands for the achievement we celebrate today. It is a moment you need to reflect and in a very humble way thank all those who have supported you in this journey particularly your parents/guardians, friends and family. I wish to thank also the University Management Board and the Governing Council, faculty, staff and students for making this day possible. In a very special way, allow me to sincerely thank our Chief Guest today Prof. Some for honoring the University invitation to be our Chief Guest today. The graduation ceremony is one of the most memorable events in one’s academic life. This comes at the end of a long journey of some rigorous academic preparations. Accordingly, this ceremony tells you that you are now ready and prepared to begin your life to pursue your set goals in life. Indeed, the importance of education to an individual, community and societal transformation cannot be overemphasized. …READ MORE
1st GRADUATION CEREMONY -SPEECH BY: MR. JAMES WACHIRA OGW, CHAIRMAN OF COUNCIL :
It gives me great pleasure to join you this morning to preside over the 1st Graduation Ceremony of Pioneer International University whose theme is Holistic Education for societal Transformation. Today we are here to celebrate the transformation of this assemblage of young men and women, who have dedicated themselves, their energies, time and resources, to transform their knowledge and skill base.We celebrate them because readiness to serve and transform society requires sacrifice. Their accomplishment has required the sacrifice of their loved ones and demanded sacrifice from themselves. It is these traits that have brought you this far and that will propel you to transform your spheres of influence.I have no doubt that each of you have completed your education here, motivated by a sense of duty and care to your family, community or country; by a belief that you have something positive to contribute to the development of our nation. In short, I have no doubt that you are motivated by a desire to serve. To transform our nation, we must mark this generation as one that seeks not to ‘eat and grow rich’ but to build a legacy worth passing on to the future generations. I also wish to commend the University staff for having worked tirelessly to ensure that those graduating today successfully completed their studies….READ MORE
1st GRADUATION CEREMONY SPEECH BY: DR. GIDEON MAINA J. (PhD) THE VICE CHANCELLOR PIONEER INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY:
I begin by thanking our Lord God for such wonderful opportunity to be part of the 1st commencement ceremony of Pioneer International University. We are indeed grateful to God for this far He has brought us. On behalf of the University Management Board, the Senate, Faculty, Students and the entire PIU family, I take this opportunity to welcome you all to this inaugural Commencement of Pioneer International University.Thank you, Mr. Chancellor, for being here today. I extend my gratitude too to the members of the Board of Trustees and the Governing Council.
Congratulations, Hongera sana to all our graduands, their families and friends. We at PIU family are proud of your achievement. Mr. Chancellor Sir, In a few minutes, we shall be witnessing a historical moment in the academic life of our University. This moment is defining because for the first time, you shall be performing your statutory duty to the graduands for the first time. This speaker has statutorily constituted the Pioneer International University inaugural commencement assembly a while ago, yet everyone in this congregation will go down in history as the first commencement congregants at Pioneer International University….